Softball Weekly Awards Announced For Feb. 26-Mar. 4

Emily Snow (l), Lorrin Pondo (r)
Emily Snow (l), Lorrin Pondo (r)

MSOE's Emily Snow and Lorrin Pondo have been named the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference Position Player and Pitching Softball Student-Athletes of the Week for events of Feb. 26-Mar. 4, as selected by the league's sports information directors.

Snow (Long Beach, Calif.) batted .455 (15-for-33) with a .514 on-base percentage and slugged .848 in 10 games in Florida last week. The junior catcher/third baseman reached base in all 10 games (extending her streak to 47 games) and had a hit in each of the last nine. She finished with 10 doubles, 10 runs, and 11 RBIs.

Pondo (Bolingbrook, Ill.) appeared in 9-of-10 games last week with five starts and four relief appearances. The rookie went 5-3 with a save and 1.62 ERA as she struck out 42 in 43.1 innings. She threw a no-hitter against Houghton College with 10 Ks and a walk as the lone run scored on an error and two groundouts. Pondo also shut out Capital University with three hits, five Ks, and no walks and earned a save against Wheaton College (Ill.).


Other position player nominations: Ashlie Rossi, Alverno; Elaine Walker, Aurora; Shania Phillips, Concordia Chicago;

Other pitching nominations: Olivia Schneider, Alverno; Hannah Tomasko, Aurora; Marita Van Dyke, Concordia Chicago.